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Hanging with the Syrian rebels

Hanging with the Syrian rebels

“We’re all going to be matyrs eventually, but not for nothing.” This was spoken by “Abdul Hakeem Haseen, a formerly clean shaven accountant and the father of two young boys.” Whose father had been jailed — fated for death, or to be used as bait. Hakeem is the commander of a little rebel unit calling […]

The recording saint of the fashion world

The recording saint of the fashion world

What with Syria and Cairo and Congo and Euro, and my motto, or maybe credo, has to come from that Neil Finn line: In the paper today tales of war and of waste / But you turn right over to the T.V. page. Mentioning fashion inevitably makes proper, serious folk get itchy and anxious; so […]